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Jan
22
Wed
Cookeville – Winter Trout Being Released At Cane Creek Park By TWRA
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Cookeville – Winter Trout Being Released At Cane Creek Park By the TWRA Winter Trout Stocking Program. Around 2,000 fish were released in December, and 3,000 more are coming Jan. 22, making for nice cold-weather fishing opportunities so come try your luck!

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

January Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, approximately 12,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. Prevention is key. The Putnam County Health Department offers screenings and exams daily. Call your Putnam County Health Department or your local health department to make an appointment or for more information.

Jan
23
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Cookeville – Cookeville Dart League Looking For Dart Players
Jan 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Cookeville – Cookeville Dart League Looking For Dart Players to play darts once a week. Anyone interested is welcome to signup. Players must be 21 years or older. For more information please go to the Cookeville Darts facebook page.

Cookeville – Free Legal Clinic Hosted By The Cookeville Legal Aid Society
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cookeville – Free Legal Clinic Hosted By The Cookeville Legal Aid Society will be held on Thursday January 23rd from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Legal Aid Society Office. This clinic will focus on debt collection defense and protecting personal property and income from execution/ garnishment from judgement/creditors. Visit LAS.org or call (931) 528-7436 for more information.

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. Tonight’s band is 2nd Time Out! For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Jan
24
Fri
Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
25
Sat
Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Cassville Volunteer Fire Department
Jan 25 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 6 am – 10 am at the Fire Hall. Adults are 7$ each and Children are 5$ each. Delivery is available for orders of 5 or more. Call 931-761-2476 for more information.

Cookeville – “Memories of the Cookeville Pottery Company” Exhibit Presented by The Cookeville History Museum
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – “Memories of the Cookeville Pottery Company” Exhibit Presented by The Cookeville History Museum will open on January 25th and include a reception from 1 pm-3 pm. The exhibit will include stoneware, kitchenware, flower pots, art pottery and more dating back to the 1930s. See it any time the museum is open, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through March 7 at 40 E. Broad St. Admission is free. For more information, call 520-5455.

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library will be every Saturday from 10-10:30 am. These are free guitar lessons with TJ Fincher
TJ will help you play 2 to 3 songs with just 1 or 2 lessons by using a new method.
BRING YOUR GUITAR!

Cookeville – Tickets Now Available For “A Woman’s Heart” Fundraiser Hosted By Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Tickets Now Available For “A Woman’s Heart” Fundraiser Hosted By Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5-8 p.m. at the Leslie Town Centre. A Woman’s Heart is the primary fundraiser for the Foundation’s Heart Fund.Tickets are on sale now for $40 each at www.CookevilleRegionalCharity.org or by calling 931-783-2003. All tickets are pre-sale only. No tickets will be available at the door. 

Sparta – Chili Cook Off Hosted By The Mt. Gilead Volunteer Fire Department
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sparta – Chili Cook Off Hosted By The Mt. Gilead Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 4 pm – 6 pm at the Fire Hall. Cost is 10$ for a bowl of chili, drink, and dessert. If you would like to enter your best pot of chili the entry fee is 25$. For more information please see the Mt Gilead Facebook page or call 931-808-5941.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
27
Mon
Putnam County and Overton County Volunteers Needed For Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Putnam County and Overton County Volunteers Needed For Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity. If you would like to get involved in this effort to help families in the community achieve home ownership please contact Tisha at tisha@uchabitat.org.

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Purchase from local growers to support the Overton County 4H Club.
Clydesdale Farms of Overton County and Young’s Nursery and Greenhouse of Smithville and Gallatin are proud growers for 4-H. Proceeds from plants purchased at these growers will be donated to the Overton County 4-H club.
to order plants direct call 931-823-2735 or e-mail nmarrerro@utk.edu.

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork is now taking entries for the 2020 Big South Fork photography contest. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, July 31st at 3:30 pm.. For more information on the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, please call (423) 286-7275.

Cookeville – Tickets Now Available For “A Woman’s Heart” Fundraiser Hosted By Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Tickets Now Available For “A Woman’s Heart” Fundraiser Hosted By Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5-8 p.m. at the Leslie Town Centre. A Woman’s Heart is the primary fundraiser for the Foundation’s Heart Fund.Tickets are on sale now for $40 each at www.CookevilleRegionalCharity.org or by calling 931-783-2003. All tickets are pre-sale only. No tickets will be available at the door. 

Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU 7 p.m., Room 371, TTU Roaden Univ. Center. Everyone welcome. Call Paul 372-3118, or psemmes@tntech.edu.

Jan
28
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Tobacco Cessation Support Services Is Available Online Or By Phone
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Support Services Is Available Online Or By Phone to any Tennesseans ready to quit tobacco. All services are confidential and free of charge. When you enroll with the QuitLine, you will work with specially trained quit counselors to develop your quit plan.No matter what stage of the quit process you are in, the Tennessee QuitLine can help. Call 1800QuitNow.

Smithville – Estate Planning Class Presented BY WCTE
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Smithville – Estate Planning Class Presented BY WCTE will be held at the Dekalb County Community Complex from 10 am-11 am on Tuesday, January 28th. Attendees will be learning about understanding the impact of choosing a good executor or trustee, working effectively with an attorney, paying attention to beneficiary designations and other important issues around estate planning. This is a free class but classes do fill up quickly so reserve your spot now by sending an email to Avery Hutchins at ahutchins@wcte.org or by calling 931-528-2222 ext. 220.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
29
Wed
Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Jan
30
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. Tonight’s band is TN Back Roads Band! For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
31
Fri
Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Feb
1
Sat
Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Eastland Volunteer Fire Department
Feb 1 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Eastland Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, February 1st from 6 am- 10 am at the Fire Hall. Adults are 7$ each and Children 12 and under are 3$ each. For deliveries or more information please call 931-935-8200.

Cookeville – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cookeville – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-1pm. Twice Told Tales is a used book store sponsored by the Putnam County Library Friends. The store will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00-1:00 to the public. Special store hours for members of the Library Friends are the Friday before from 4:00-6:00. Donations appreciated. See the librarian at the front desk.

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library will be every Saturday from 10-10:30 am. These are free guitar lessons with TJ Fincher
TJ will help you play 2 to 3 songs with just 1 or 2 lessons by using a new method.
BRING YOUR GUITAR!

Crossville – Writing Workshop Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – Writing Workshop Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library will be held on the 1st Saturday of every month from 10 am to noon.

Monterey – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monterey – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-1pm. Twice Told Tales is a used book store sponsored by the Putnam County Library Friends. The store will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00-1:00 to the public. Special store hours for members of the Library Friends are the Friday before from 4:00-6:00. Donations appreciated. See the librarian at the front desk.

Cookeville – Soup Kitchen Presented By The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville – Soup Kitchen Presented By The Cookeville Rescue Mission February 1st from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Leslie Town Center. Please join us for a soup-er fundraiser! There will be an exciting auction, along with unlimited soup, coffee, and desserts. Get a great fun meal and help support a wonderful cause.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Feb
4
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Feb
5
Wed
Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library Each Wednesday from 10:00am-noon at the art Circle Public Library. Bring your work in progress or current project. The Crochet divas are welcome, too. for more information call 937-558-8684

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Feb
6
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Feb
7
Fri
Cookeville – Night To Shine 2020 Hosted By Rising Above Ministries
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville – Night To Shine 2020 Hosted By Rising Above Ministries will be held on Friday, February 7th at 6 pm at Life Church. Night to Shine is open to all individuals with special needs 14 years and older. It’s free to attend but you must register. Please note that a parent or caregiver MUST be on site at all times through out the event. A Respite room is available for parents/guardians to enjoy dinner, door prizes, and fellowship with other parents/guardians. For more information or to register please go to risingaboveministries.org/nighttoshine 

Feb
8
Sat
Sparta – Polar Plunge For The Special Olympics Hosted By The Sparta YMCA
Feb 8 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Sparta – Polar Plunge For The Special Olympics Hosted By The Sparta YMCA will take place on Saturday, February 8th at the Sparta YMCA outdoor pool. The Polar Plunge is a statewide fundraiser for Special Olympic athletes and everyone is invited to participate. To make the plunge, each team member must raise a minimum of $50. Please call the Sparta YMCA for more information.

Cookeville – Westside Scavenger Hunt Hosted By The Department Of Leisure Services
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cookeville – Westside Scavenger Hunt Hosted By The Department Of Leisure Services will be held Saturday from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Follow the clues, duplicate images in and around participating businesses with your cell phone or camera and be entered in a prize drawing. This event is free and open to everyone.

Feb
11
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library is held every Tuesday from 9 am – 11 am at the Library. Do you like to sew, paint, embroidery, make jewelry, scrapbook, knit, crochet or any other craft? Bring your project to the Club! Everyone works on their own craft, chit-chats, and has a great time. Many crafters are willing to teach others if they are eager to learn a new craft!